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Why are magazines and books always laid out the same? Even with alternative design, there is a harmony in layout or the reader’s head will explode… or they will just stop reading and skip to the next page. Successful design in publishing,...
I think it's safe to say that we all love a bit of web nostalgia. Towards the end of last year the Space Jam website — which hasn't been updated since 1996 — started doing the rounds on Twitter once again and even more recently so did this website from...
The growing dissatisfaction with Adobe’s exodus to the cloud and the accompanying subscription licensing model shows no sign of abating. Thousands of designers have been searching for alternatives to Creative Cloud products, but with...
Nostalgia is very common in the world of web design. We see it in varying degrees in vintage and retro styled websites, as well as in small touches on otherwise-modern designs. A lot of designers likely give very little thought to why they might...
Today we have a neat giveaway from our friends at Jumpeye which will come in handy for all developers. The Jumpeye framework is a responsive design framework that helps users build websites that look perfect on desktop, tablets and smartphones....
Web design is a subtle science that is lost to most who are not in the field. The amount of choices that go into building the perfect presentation for the content the client has to offer are so vast, that often the best way to demonstrate the full...
It’s fascinating to watch the evolution of a brand. Companies large and small inevitably change their identity over time. Those branding changes can be inspired by changes of personnel, changes in the cultural landscape, evolution...
The Android User Experience Team have published their own design principles for delivering a world-class user experience. Their 17 key points are divided into three categories: enchant, simplify and amaze. The team reports that the guidelines...
You’ll find enough great deals on our sister site MightyDeals.com to keep you busy for weeks at a time, but even so, very few of them are able to live up to the incredible money-off awesomeness of the Mega Design Bundle, back right now by...
/ / May 30, 2013
The last great bastion of skeuomorphic design, Apple Inc., is rumored to be completely revamping its mobile OS, ahead of a relaunch at the Apple WDDC on June 10th. Speculation is that the next version of iOS, which powers Apple's mobile devices,...
I browse the internet everyday, on multiple devices. I use my Macbook Pro, iMac, PC, iPad, iPhone and yes even my television. So it really bothers me when I see websites that aren’t optimized for larger screen resolutions, or that take two...
Coloradore is the side project of graphic designer Anna Kövecses in which her aim is to create a collection of interesting color palettes that take the form of simple, quirky poster designs. Alongside each poster that Anna creates is a key...
/ / May 24, 2013
Most sites have too much information; users are overwhelmed as CEOs wax lyrical on everything from their favorite charity to the dimensions of their first office. In today’s increasingly information-saturated world, what studies find...
Trends start everyday: an idea is adopted, passed on and before you know it it’s being discussed on design blogs. However, most trends vanish as quickly as they appeared. To paraphrase Andy Warhol, everything will be trendy for 15 minutes. Once...